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Name: Sombrero Lighthouse  

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Nearest Town or City:
Junks Hole, , Anguilla

Location: 38 miles northeast of Anguilla, northernmost islet in the Lesser Antilles.

Managing Organization:
Government of Anguilla

The present tower here was donated by Trinity House in the U.K. and was lit on October 1, 2001.

Height of Focal Plane: 92

Characteristic and Range: Flashing white every 10 seconds, range 17 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White round tower.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1868: Pyramidal cast iron skeletal tower with central cylinder, focal plane 166 feet. 1962: Square pyramidal skeletal tower with square central cylinder.

Date Established: 1868

Date Present Tower Built: 2001

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? No.


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